India Arie

Artist bio

Since her introduction to the music industry in 2001 with her debut albumAcoustic Soul, India.Aries mission has always been to spread love, healing, peace and joy through the power of words and music. Since 2011, India has been touring around the country with performance paradigm that she calls,SongVersation, which is an interactive experience that is part meditation, part prayer, part fellowship and part action. Fans had the opportunity to view her SongVersation nationally in 2016 when she appeared onOWNs Super Soul Sessions (Click Here) and took the attendees on a journey on how to use their life experiences to break down, break through, beak the shell, elevate and fly to being worthy of a better life.

India.Arie will also be making several appearances at the2017 ESSENCE FestivalduringIndependence WeekendinNew Orleans. Kicking off aweekend long of festivities, she will be performing on the main stage onFriday, June 30at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. OnSaturday, July 1, India will be appearing at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for an interview on the Center Stage as well as participating in the Beauty Expo. Concluding the weekend onSunday, July 2, India.Arie will be performing a SongVersation that she wrote especially for the Essence crowd, where she will bring song and storytelling to life for attendees on the Empowerment Stage for the Moment of Power followed by a fan meet and greet at the Palmers booth.

In addition, India.Aire will be joining Oprah, Gayle King, the O, Oprah Magazine editors and more aboard theShare the Adventure Cruise to Alaskaaboard the ms Eruodam via Holland America Line onJuly 15 to July 22. TheSuperSoul 100 Memberwill be also be joined by Angela Davis and Glennon Doyle Melton. The four-time Grammy Award-winning singer will be doing a SongVersation Performance as well teaching her SongVersatino practice class - As seen on her Episode of BEING: India Arie on CENTRIC. For those not able to catch India.Arie within the upcoming weeks, she will be teaching TheSongVersation Practiceat Berklee College of Music in Boston this fall.